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  • LSD-44 USS Gunston Hall

    US US Navy




    1989 to present    


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    Call Sign: NGUN


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    History of US LSD-44 USS Gunston Hall

    1986-may-26Laid down
    1987-jun-27Launched
    1989-apr-22Commissioned
    1989-apr-23HomeportLittle Creek naval base
    2006-nov-6TrialsCamp Lejeune Canada SCF Hosted modified Canadian CH-124B to explore effectiveness of their modification programme to provide an amphibious assault capability during a simulated attack on Camp Lejeune.
    2010-jun-7 BALTOPS 10

    Specifications

       

        from Whidbey Island class
    415crew
    402troops
    15725full load (tn)
    186length (m)
    25.60beam (m)
    6.30draught (m)
    8000range (nm)
    22max speed (knots)
    33000power (shp)
    4Naval Engine diesel
    2Naval Gun Mark 38 25 mm
    2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
    4Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-49
    1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-67
    1Naval Radar surface search and navigation radar AN/SPS-64

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar
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    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Avondale Shipyard,



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